Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook

Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook

David M. Carroll


(A Boston Globe most sensible Nonfiction booklet of 2009) the author, naturalist, and artist David Carroll illuminates the ecology and existence histories the tree frogs, hawks, foxes, and the more and more infrequent wooden and noticed turtles he has been monitoring for many years with the precision and fervour that received him a 2006 MacArthur "genius" award.

Following the Water is the intensely saw chronicle of Carroll s annual March-to-November wetlands immersion from the enjoyment of the 1st turtle sighting in March to the gorgeously defined, brilliant trilling of tree frogs ("lichen with eyes") in overdue may perhaps to the traditional experience of affection and loss Carroll stories every one autumn while it's time once more to half with open water.

Illustrated with the writer s tremendous pen-and-ink drawings, Following theWater is a beautiful evocation of nature, an totally detailed "admission price tag to a mystery nook of the area" (Bill McKibben).

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